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A Presentation By Judge Vagn Joensen
Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
There is no charge for this program.
42 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036

 

President Joensen will discuss the remaining work of the UNICTR and the closing transition to the residual mechanism for the UNICTR that began functioning on July 1, 2012. He will also review the successes of the UNICTR as well as criticisms directed against the Tribunal. The discussion will be followed by a period for questions from the attendees.

Before joining the ICTR in May 2007 as an ad litem judge, President Joensen was a judge at the Danish High Court and also served as an international judge for the UN Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK). President Joensen was the chairperson of the Tribunal’s Rules Committee since its inception in 2007 and the presiding judge of Trial Chamber III. He obtained a Master of Law in 1973 at the University of Aarhus and studied at the City of London College and Harvard Law School.

Sponsored by: African Affairs Committee, Christina Holder, Chair; United Nations Committee, Ulysses Smith, Chair; Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice, Alexander Papachristou, Executive Director; International Human Rights Committee, Elisabeth Wickeri, Chair.

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